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Railroad Loading Platform

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Railroad loading platform with a Gurney Refrigerator Company plant in the far background. On the far left a man pulls a hand cart, in the center a man sits on another cart, and a third man stands smoking on the platform, in front of locomotive 586. Billboards are posted on the wall across the street. Among them, "Fisk," "Old Dutch Cleanser," a refrigerator company, and SpearHead." On the far left is "M.J. Clark, Eagle Bar, Lunch Room."


Image ID: 106814

Creation Date: 1924 ca.

Creator Name: Witt, Mathew

City: Fond du Lac

County: Fond du Lac

State: Wisconsin

Collection Name: Witt, Mathew : Photographs, ca. 1917-1950

Genre: Postcard

Original Format Type: photographic print, b&w

Original Format Number: PH 2856

Original Dimensions: 5.125 x 3.125 inches



Carriages and carts

Cities and towns

Clothing and dress




Human settlements


Manufacturing industries


Outdoor photography



Railroad tracks


Service industries



Social problems


Suits (Clothing)


Work clothes


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